What is Chest percussion?

Category: Physical Therapy


Chest percussion is a form of chest physical therapy. It is used to dislodge mucous from the alveoli (air sacs) and mobilize the mucous into the larger airways so they can be removed from the airway by coughing or suctioning.


Based on patients currently going to Chest percussion

Dosage Patients
daily 2


Currently going to Chest percussion

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Chest percussion.